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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (3): 323–336.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Ben Highmore This essay argues that bombsites in Britain were a vivid component of a social imaginary that informed the postwar social settlement. Postwar reconstruction, which often involved additional demolition, also produced ruined landscapes that were complexly associated with war damage. The...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (3): 313–322.
Published: 01 November 2013
... individuals of the bombsites of postwar Britain, to controlled and uncontrolled roadside memorials, and to real and imagined council estates. This recording of forces and particularities of sensibility through our relations with landscape heightens awareness like a shock to a wearied system of predefined...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (2): 281–284.
Published: 01 July 2018
... attempts at remooding the past: the Blitz and the work that went into morale building on the Home Front (chap. 3), the ruinous landscape of the playground-bombsite following the war (chap. 4), the postwar West Indian migration and settlement in England (chap. 5), the music of the 1970s and 1980s...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (2): 245–254.
Published: 01 July 2006
... bombsites. Plate 3: Haiti , 1959 (for Aristide, Stan Goff, and my father), “The US military mission in Haiti, to train the troops of noted dictator Francois Duvalier, used its air, sea and ground power to smash an attempt to overthrow Duvalier by a small group of Haitians aided by some Cubans and...